New professors


Russell Cooper

Professor Russell Cooper rejoins EUI as Professor of Economics after five years away in the US teaching at Pennsylvania State University. Over coffee at a streetside cafe in San Domenico, we discuss his work at EUI, the ideal curriculum, and how an academic’s work is never done. For Professor Cooper, his new post is a […]

Nina Bobkova

Dr Nina Bobkova joins EUI as Assistant Professor in Economics from Bonn University in Germany. On a particularly hot and humid Thursday afternoon in the Villa Badia’s mensa, she spoke to EUI Life about her academic interests, the “special” environment of EUI, and her Slavic tolerance for mosquitos. As Assistant Professor in Economics, Dr Bobkova […]

Andrea Sangiovanni

EUI bids a warm welcome to Professor Andrea Sangiovanni, who is joining the Social and Political Science Department as Chair in Social and Political Theory. EUI Life sat down with Professor Sangiovanni to discuss his research, the work he will be undertaking at EUI, and some of his fond memories of Bar Fiasco. Professor Sangiovanni, […]

Meet the prof: Juho Härkönen (SPS)

Professor Juho Härkönen is among the newest professors at the EUI, yet he is no stranger to its unique charm. Härkönen first came to the Institute in 2003 to undertake his PhD, which he defended in 2007. Now, after spending time in Yale and Stockholm, he has returned to the EUI to take up a […]

New faculty arrivals in January

The EUI is delighted to welcome a number of new professors on a full-time basis this month. Professor Martin Ruhs joins the EUI to become Chair in Migration Studies and Deputy Director of the Migration Policy Centre at the Robert Schuman Centre. Professor Ruhs’ research focuses on the economics and politics of international migration, with […]

Four full-time professors added to EUI faculty

The EUI is delighted to welcome a number of professors joining the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Law and SPS departments on a full-time basis this autumn. Professor Ellen Immergut joins the Department of Political and Social Sciences, building on the faculty’s proficiency in qualitative methods, social policy and health politics. Amongst her most […]

Gábor Halmai and Urska Sadl join LAW faculty

Professor Gábor Halmai and Professor Urška Šadl will join the EUI Law Department in September. Professor Gábor Halmai has been appointed Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law.  He arrives at the EUI after holding positions at  Eötvös  Loránd University  in  Hungary  and at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) in Italy. Professor Halmai […]

Dorothee Bohle joins SPS department

Professor Dorothee Bohle is joining the EUI’s Department of Political and Social Sciences this Autumn as Professor of Political Science.  She arrives at the EUI from the Political Science Department of the Central European University, Budapest, where she was Professor. At CEU she was also affiliated with the Doctoral School of Political Science, International Relations and […]

Corinna Unger joins History Department

The EUI is delighted to announce that Corinna Unger will be joining the EUI’s Department of History as new Professor of Global and Colonial History. Before joining the EUI, Unger was Professor of Modern European History at Jacobs University Bremen, Germany. Her research focuses on global and international history and on the history of colonialism […]

Andrea Galeotti joins Economics Department

The EUI is delighted to announce that Andrea Galeotti will be taking up a Professorship in the Department of Economics. He comes to the EUI from the University of Essex, UK, where he was Professor of Economics. Galeotti’s main area of research is the economics of networks, and in 2011 he was awarded a major ERC-Starting […]